Benny Urquidez

1952 - Today

Benny Urquidez

Benny Urquidez (born June 20, 1952) is an American kickboxer, martial arts choreographer and actor. Nicknamed "The Jet", Urquidez was a non-contact karate competitor who later pioneered full-contact fighting in the United States. He made the transition from point to full-contact karate in 1974, the year of its inception in the US, frequently fighting in bouts where the rules were ambiguous and contrasts in styles were dramatic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benny Urquidez has received more than 821,883 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 22nd most popular martial arts.

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Among martial arts, Benny Urquidez ranks 22 out of 74Before her are Conor McGregor, Motobu Chōki, Cynthia Rothrock, Koichi Tohei, Andy Hug, and Fedor Emelianenko. After her are Mirko Cro Cop, Randy Couture, Billy Blanks, Semmy Schilt, Anderson Silva, and Peter Aerts.

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Among people born in 1952, Benny Urquidez ranks 164Before her are Chazz Palminteri, Jung Chang, Sharon Osbourne, Mustafa Abdul Jalil, Julio Velasco, and Johnny Thunders. After her are Kaija Saariaho, Herb Ritts, Annette O'Toole, Tony Brise, Morgan Tsvangirai, and Anote Tong.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Benny Urquidez ranks 3,729 out of 12,171Before her are Victoria Woodhull (1838), Toby Keith (1961), Ronald Graham (1935), Pitbull (1981), Virginia Madsen (1961), and Robert H. Jackson (1892). After her are John Carlos (1945), John Henry Holland (1929), Jon Cryer (1965), Harrison Dillard (1923), Barry Sonnenfeld (1953), and Martin Kove (1946).

Among MARTIAL ARTS In United States

Among martial arts born in United States, Benny Urquidez ranks 2Before her are Cynthia Rothrock (1957). After her are Randy Couture (1963), Billy Blanks (1955), Ronda Rousey (1987), Daniel Cormier (1979), Mark Coleman (1964), Chuck Liddell (1969), Bobby Lashley (1976), Jon Jones (1987), Stipe Miocic (1982), and Quinton Jackson (1978).

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